My life as a young farm labourer

2012-11-17 16:23

I was almost 12 when I started working as a seasonal labourer on farms in the Boland which exported table grapes.

My grandfather was well into his seventies when eventually he retired from it. What lay behind him – how we got here – I don’t know. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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